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October 16 2013

18:22

45 Free And Useful Web Buttons In PSD Format

Today, we are showcasing 45 smart and useful web buttons PSD files that you can easily download without paying any cost. On the internet, you can see lots of free PSD web buttons but they are good for nothing and their results are also not so good. Web buttons are used for various purposes like we use them as download buttons, email forms, comment forms, donation buttons and social buttons and for many other purposes as well.

You can also modify these buttons to fulfill your needs or requirements. PSD web buttons are easy to use and save your valuable time and you can also learn how to create new and stylish button with this collection. Scroll through our amazing collection and be inspired to create your own web button, as well.

Unique Green & Blue Buttons

Instagram Buttons Psd Files

4 Button Styles

Big Green Button (PSD)

3D download buttons (PSD)

Buttons.012 : 5 Black Buttons

Free Button Second Collection

Simple Button UI (PSD)

Facebook & Twitter Sign-in Buttons PSD

Multimedia (audio, video) buttons PSD

On/Off Buttons

Sign In Facebook Button

3D Red Isolated Button

12 App Store download buttons (PSD)

Sort Switches / Toggles (PSD)

Download buttons PSD pack

Twitter & Facebook widge

Download Buttons

Marketplace buttons

Dark Search Box & Drop Down PSD

Call to Action Button

Chunky 3D Web Buttons (PSD)

Simple Download Buttons (PSD)

Trial-Buy Buttons (PSD)

Minty-Fresh Web Buttons

Classy social media buttons (PSD & PNG)

Blueish Cloud Growl Style PSD

Arrow buttons PSD pack

Web buttons in PSD & PNG (pack of 60)

Glowing mini blue buttons

Free PSD Arrow Buttons

PSD Button collection

Creations PSD Button Package

Patterned Buttons

Buttons

Colorful Buttons

3D Buttons

Chunky 3D Web Buttons (PSD)

Functional Buttons

Call to action buttons

Simple web buttons

Web buttons

Freebie Add To Cart Buttons (PSD)

Apple iPhone Chat Bubbles (PSD)

August 12 2013

13:55

40 CSS3 Animated Button Tutorials And Experiments

In this post, we have compiled a useful set of CSS3 animated button tutorials and different experiment that may fascinate you. As we all know that CSS3 is the most important and crucial aspect of the web designing that can make your website even more appealing and interactive for your visitors.

Since the world of internet is changing and people tend to like those sites that have more interactive elements, many designers now focus on their CSS3 skills. This is because CSS3 skills can help them to a great extent in achieving the desired attractiveness. Here we have presented animated CSS3 button tutorials and experiments for you so that you can learn these techniques. Enjoy checking out this compilation and have more fun in using them for your works.

CSS3 Tricks: Animated Buttons

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BonBon (Candy) Buttons

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Making a CSS3 Animated Menu

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Create a Slick CSS3 Button with box-shadow and rgba

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CSS3 Colored Buttons

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CSS3 Button Snippet

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Cufonized Fly-Out Menu jQuery and CSS3

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Animated Content Tabs with CSS3

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Beautiful Photoshop-like Buttons with CSS3

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CSS3 Animated Vignette Buttons

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CSS3 Buttons With a Glass Edge

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Animated Buttons with CSS3

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CSS3 Animated Bubble Buttons

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Creating CSS3 animated menu

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Creating Fantastic Animated Buttons using CSS3

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CSS3 multilevel menu with transition and animation

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Impressive CSS3 animated button

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Radioactive Buttons

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Experimental Shadow

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More CSS3 Fun

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Build Kick-Ass Practical CSS3 Buttons

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Halftone Navigation Menu With jQuery & CSS3

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Clear Style CSS3 Buttons

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Cross Browser Pure CSS3 Button Demo

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CSS Only Button – Redux

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Learning How to Use CSS pseudo-elements: :before & :after

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CSS Buttons with Pseudo-elements

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Fading Button Background Images With CSS3 Transitions

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CSS3 – Animated Button With CSS Transition

( Demo | Download )

CSS3 Buttons

( Demo | Download )

Zardi Pack of CSS3 Buttons

( Demo | Download )

Download Me!

( Demo | Download )

UI Kit Buttons

( Demo | Download )

Animated Sliding Menu With CSS3

( Demo | Download )

CSS3 Minimalistic Navigation Menu

( Demo | Download )

jQuery style menu with CSS3

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Sweet tabbed navigation using CSS3

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Just some other awesome CSS3 buttons

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A Bunch of Soft, Customizable Pressure Buttons in CSS

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Shiny Knob Control with jQuery and CSS3

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March 15 2012

17:29

15 Beautiful Yet Free Ribbons PSD Files

Having a good collection of high quality PSD files is a valuable asset for a designer. This is because PSD files allow them to make required changes and complete their job on time without requiring much effort. In today’s assortment, we are presenting a high quality collection of 15 appealing and attractive ribbons PSD files for you. All the PSD files that we are presenting here are free to download.

Using ribbons in web design is an ever green trend that never seems to be fade out. Ribbons are always there to increase the beauty and attraction of a web design. With these PSD files, you can increase the visual appeal of your web design by just a little or even with no modification. Enjoy!

Beautiful Ribbon in 3 Colors

Ribbon Header

Leather Ribbons & Web Elements

Psd Web Ribbon Sale Label

Psd Ribbon Classic Set

Web Corner Ribbon PSD Set

Pretty Little Red Ribbon

Greene Pack

A Textured Banner

Fancy Ribbon PSD

iPhone Gift Ribbon

Stylish Ribbon and Badge

Decorative corner ribbon, PSD template

Pretty Little Folded Ribbon

Blue featured ribbon

December 07 2011

21:28

Five Online Graphic Makers To Create Simple Design Elements

There are many websites out there for generation and creation of graphical elements, but getting by free and good ones is not that easy. That is why I am sharing Five Online Graphic Makers To Create Simple Design Elements. Read each entry in the list and see which one suits your needs best.

You are welcome if you want to share more graphical element generators that our readers/viewers may like. Do you want to be the first one to know the latest happenings at SmashingApps.com, just subscribe to our rss feed and you can follow us on twitter and follow us on Digg as well to get updated.

Logotype Maker

This is a dead simple yet free logo maker web tool which can helps you create a logo in just few easy steps.

BgPatterns

BgPatterns is a tiny web app for making background patterns in a few clicks. It was created mostly for fun and experimentation but you can use it according to your custom background need for your designs.

FreshGenerator

FreshGenerator is a webdesign tool which can create interesting graphic elements used in many web 2.0 sites. You may use it to create boxes of different styles and colors.

Bannersketch

On BannerSketch.com you can online, without any knowledge of designing, make your own advertising material. Now you can think about making your own banners, headers, footers, business cards or even avatars and avoid spending your money.

Businesscardland

This tool gives you an easy way to make free printable business cards without any designing knowledge. After you have designed your cards, you can create a PDF file to print, save, or take to a printshop to have duplicated.

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July 18 2011

10:00

Call to Action Buttons: A Survey of Best Practices

Call-to-Action buttons play a pivotal role in soliciting action from the user. To garner the requested action, buttons are placed on the website that allow the user to perform an action, such as buying something, or leading to another page for more information. Careful planning is necessary in the creation of your call to action, and in this article I will explain the best practices for creating effective call to action buttons. I will also present you with examples in action to give you a better understanding of what works.

In order for your Call-to-Actions to work successfully, you must first determine how they’ll fit into the overall scheme of your site. By laying the groundwork, or information architecture, you’ll begin to discover how the buttons work within the web interface. To survive in the market, you have to generate revenue. So, the successful website is that which leads the reader of web page to the desired end result (“Buy Now”…”Learn More”). Now the question arises, how can we make effective call to action buttons which work in the real world.

Factors to Consider

Size

In web design, historically the larger the element, the more important it is. The size of your call-to-action in relation to its surrounding elements is essential in converting users to take action. After all, it’ll be hard to get the intended action from your user if your button is miniscule in size and blends in with the rest of the text.

  • Use white space: A lot of what can be achieved from increasing the size of a button can also be accomplished by simply placing the button around plenty of white space. A button surrounded by white space will be much more prominent than one which is lost in a sea of text and graphics.
  • The more white space there is in between a call to action button and a surrounding element, the less connected they are. Therefore, if you have other elements that can help convince users to take action, reduce the white space in between those elements and the call to action.

ScrapBlog
You can see the effects of using a prominent color, sufficient white space, and size relative to surrounding elements to attract users’ attention. Straightforward language conveys a sense of easiness, claiming that you can “start” right away by taking action.

 

Mozilla Firefox
“Free Download” button of the Mozilla Firefox is a true revolution in terms of call-to-action graphics. Its large, unevenly shaped, vibrantly colored and detail oriented button has made its mark in the industry.

Color

To ensure the user notices your button, it’s also important to consider its color. Although there are a few choice colors for a call-to-action button, it can be worthwhile to choose a contrasting color than the background. This essentially makes the button jump toward you, enticing you to click it.

  • It has sometimes been said that a red button (and red text links) performs the best
  • Perform some A/B testing to see what colors performs best for your website
  • The performance of any button may be attributed to the contrast on the page instead of its color

 

Vuze.com visitors will have no problem finding the download call to action button. The use of contrasting color, plenty of white space, and placement on both the top and bottom of the page make this call to action noticeable and effective.

Placement

An effective button should be clearly visible on a page, and at least relatively prominent in relation to other elements.

  • On a landing page – and indeed for most pages, where this is feasible – a button should appear above the fold. The likelihood that a button will be clicked is greatly diminished if a visitor has to scroll to see it.
  • Increase the likelihood of a button being clicked by placing both at the top of the page (or above the fold) and at the bottom of a longer page. It’s likely a user may not scroll back up the page if they’ve passed it, or scroll down a page if they already see one.
  • Proximity to other page elements is important as well. Obviously for an e-commerce site an “add to cart” button that’s right next to a product should perform better than one that’s further removed.
  • In other situations, it is important to keep a call-to-action button close to such things as value propositions, testimonials and feature lists that are intended to stimulate conversions.

You can see these concepts in practice on the website for YourWebJob.com. By putting the call to action “Post a Job!” in a very prominent area, it is more likely that the user will notice it or remember it later, after they have looked at the site’s content.

Mobile Web Design
This call to action button is placed in a prominent location; it has large size and a distinctive color with respect to surrounding elements.

Mobile Cubix
Mobile cubix uses a round outline surrounding the “Read More” button and then leading it to the application that not only attracts visitors’ attention but also informs them what they can expect.

Making Its Use Known

Of course none of these procedures matter if the button doesn’t actually look like a button! You need to make it clear to the visitors that this graphic is in fact a button that can be clicked on to result in a specific action and not simply another element on the page. Graphically speaking there are a number of ways to do this, including:

  • Embossing the button
  • Placing the call-to-action text in a discreet bordered area
  • Offsetting the button from other graphical elements
  • Making it behave like a button when the user’s mouse hovers over it
  • For buttons that are not hyperlinked (and so do not automatically generate a hand symbol in the mouse over state) this can readily be accomplished with CSS.
  • A change in the button’s appearance itself on mouse over, such as a change in color, is a further signal to the visitor that the button is clickable.

Kalculator
This call to action tells users exactly what to expect: by clicking on this call to action, they should anticipate shelling out $3.99. Using the word “only” hints that this is quite a good deal, which can help make the sale.

 

Postbox adds value through the download call to action by adding that its “FREE” 30-day trial and reduces consumer doubt with the purchase call to action by stating it’s a “No Risk Guarantee!” More often than not web sites calls to action simply ask the visitor to Buy Now! without reinforcing the value or ease of the action.

SEO

A button, in many cases, is directly linked to a page indexed by search engines. Adding an <img> alt attribute will provide the search engines with text they will associate with the target page:  if you are targeting keywords on that target place, you should employ them in your <img> alt.

To get the most out of your button, your image’s alt attribute (or, depending on the browser, an <a> title attribute) may be displayed to a visitor when they mouse over the button, providing yet another opportunity to reinforce or your call-to-action (“start your trial today!”).

Additional Resources

5 Tips for Creating An Effective Call To Action Button

How to Create a Slick and Clean Button in Photoshop

10 Techniques For An Effective ‘Call to Action’

June 14 2011

16:15

Five Great Websites To Download High-Quality Design Freebies

There are many websites out there for us for design freebies, but getting by good ones and free is not that easy. That is why I am sharingFive Great Websites To Download High-Quality Design Freebies. Read each entry in the list and see which one suits your needs best.

You are welcome if you want to share more websites to download design freebies that our readers/viewers may like. Do you want to be the first one to know the latest happenings at SmashingApps.com, just subscribe to our rss feed and you can follow us on twitter and follow us on Digg as well to get updated.

Twibies

A gallery showcasing the best and free twitter icons and themes.

SearchPSD

Here you can search more than 1.500 psd files order by categories that are all free for you.

FlashVillage

All FlashVillage templates are 100% free. You simply need to register as a free member and you can start downloading.

Plaintextures

This site provides free high resolution textures for 3D artists and web designers.

Icon Gallery

You can search and browse this Icon Gallery for the finest high quality free icons on the web.

 

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May 26 2011

13:52

Why ‘Ok’ buttons work best of the right

Interesting read and discussion on why ‘Ok’ buttons in dialog boxes work best on the right side

09:52

70 Free PSD Web UI Elements For Designers

Nothing can beat the freebies as they not only save your time but also give quality results. These free to download PSD files are priceless and worth mentioning. Every designer and web developer is always looking for free downloadable PSD files that can make their design process easier.

Check this free to download collection of PSD Web UI Elements and share it with others. Do not forget to share your opinion with us via comment section below.

You are welcome if you want to share more PSD Web UI Elements For Designers that our readers/viewers may like. Do you want to be the first one to know the latest happenings at  SmashingApps.com, just subscribe to our rss feed and you can follow us on twitter and follow us on Digg as well to get updated.

Web UI Element Pack

Dark GUI Kit

Grey buttons for WEB

Mail Feedback Form

iPad GUI Kit in PSD

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Glass Video Playback Buttons

Free 5 Credit Card

Video Player

Mini UI Elements

39 Free Web 2.0 Buttons

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12 Free PSD File Icons

Free PSD Price Box Templates

PSD Media Player

4 Designs for Search Input Field

Web 2.0 Graphics

Windows 7 Taskbar

Webdesign pack

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Free button collection

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Slick Menu

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WEB UI Treasure Chest v 1.0

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Free PSD Login Panel

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Webdesigner kit

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Hard Disk Icons

7 Free Web Browser Frames

FREE VIDEO PLAYER INTERFACE

NEWSLETTER SIGN-UP FORM

Video Player UI

Browser Form Elements

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December 31 2010

11:51

The Ultimate ‘Best Of 2010′ Resources For People Who Create Designs

Today, we are going to take a look on few of the best of 2010 collection for designers and developers that we think you would really like to bookmark for 2011. We hope you guys will like this stunning collection of inspiration, resources, tutorials and showcases of design related stuffs. Just take a look at them and share your thought’s here.

You are welcome if you want to share more cool best of 2010 collection that our readers/viewers may like. Do you want to be the first one to know the latest happenings at  SmashingApps.com just subscribe to our rss feed and you can follow us on twitter as well.

33 Creative Movie Posters of 2010

The 69 Coolest Apps Of 2010

Best of 2010: Sites of the Week

The best of the best tools and resources for web design of 2010

Top 50 Free Fonts Created in 2010

Best Free Textures and Patterns of 2010

40 High Quality Free PSD Files Released In 201040 High Quality Free PSD Files Released In 2010

Best of Best WordPress Tutorials of 2010

The Best Premium-Like Free WordPress Themes Of 2010

Our Favorite Photoshop Tutorials of 2010 on Psdtuts

A Review of Web Design Trends from 2010

Absolutely Amazing Techniques To Create Eye-Catching Websites With JQuery (Best Of 2010)

Best of the Best Photoshop Tutorials from 2010

The Top 50 Best Digital and CG Artworks from 2010

21 Best Tutorials for Creating Icons in Photoshop from 2010

Awesome Tutorials That Will Make You Acquainted With What Photoshop Can Do (Best of 2010)

Best Illustrator Tutorials from 2010

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Best Icon Sets Of 2010 You Would Not Want To Miss

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November 19 2010

13:00

Build Awesome Practical CSS3 Buttons


Twice a month, we revisit some of our readers’ favorite posts from throughout the history of Nettuts+. This tutorial was first published in May, 2010.

What once required background images and icons can now be created with plain-old CSS. Because modern browsers have access to things like box shadow, gradients, rounded corners, text-shadows, and font-face, we can finally take advantage of this and remove any need for images, when creating visual elements, such as buttons! I’ll show you how in today’s video tutorial.


Video Tutorial


Final Code

<!DOCTYPE html>

<html lang="en">
<head>
	<meta charset="utf-8">
	<title>CSS3 Buttons</title>
	<style>

	/* CUSTOM FONT */
	@font-face {
		font-family: 'EfonRegular';
		src: url('font/EFON-webfont.eot');
		src: local('EfonRegular'), url('font/EFON-webfont.woff') format('woff'), url('font/EFON-webfont.ttf') format('truetype'), url('font/EFON-webfont.svg#webfont') format('svg');
		font-weight: normal;
		font-style: normal;
	}	

	body {
	 width: 400px;
	 margin: 200px auto;
	 background: #666;
	}

	.button {
	 width: 400px;
	 height: 100px;
	 line-height: 100px;
	 color: white;
	 text-decoration: none;
	 font-size: 50px;
	 font-family: helvetica, arial;
	 font-weight: bold;
	 display: block;
	 text-align: center;
	 position: relative;

	 /* BACKGROUND GRADIENTS */
	 background: #014464;
	 background: -moz-linear-gradient(top, #0D658E, #0C577A 50%, #014D71 51%, #003E5C);
	 background: -webkit-gradient(linear, left top, left bottom, color-stop(0, #0E658E), color-stop(.5, #0C577A), color-stop(.5, #014D71), to(#003E5C)); 

	 /* BORDER RADIUS */
	 -moz-border-radius: 10px;
	 -webkit-border-radius: 10px;
	 border-radius: 10px;

	 border: 1px solid #368DBE;
	 border-top: 1px solid #c3d6df;

	 /* TEXT SHADOW */

	 text-shadow: 1px 1px 1px black;

	 /* BOX SHADOW */
	 -moz-box-shadow: 0 1px 3px black;
	 -webkit-box-shadow: 0 1px 3px black;
	 box-shadow: 0 1px 3px black;
	}

	/* WHILE HOVERED */
	.button:hover {
		background: #014464;
	 	background: -moz-linear-gradient(top, #0c5f85, #0b5273 50%, #024869 51%, #003853);
	 	background: -webkit-gradient(linear, left top, left bottom, color-stop(0, #0c5f85), color-stop(.5, #0b5273), color-stop(.51, #024869), to(#003853));
	}

	/* WHILE BEING CLICKED */
	.button:active {
		-moz-box-shadow: 0 2px 6px black;
		-webkit-box-shadow: 0 2px 6px black;
	}
	/* FONT GLYPH (MOSTLY FOR FUN) */
	.button:before {
		font-family: EfonRegular;
		content: 'v';
		color: #09232F;
		font-size: 90px;
		float: left;
		margin-left: 35px;
		margin-right: -10px;
		text-shadow: 0 1px 0 #4190AF;
	}

	</style>
</head>
<body>
     <a href="#" class="button"> Follow Me </a>
</body>
</html>

Conclusion

Button

The truth is that it would probably be smarter to use a tiny image for the Twitter-bird icon. But, the goal was to achieve this effect with all CSS! What do you think?

October 25 2010

21:00

Attract Your Visitors With Call-to-Action Buttons : Best Examples

Have you experienced passing by into a shop and noticed a poster that says “70-80% off Discount on All Items,” then went inside to try their discount? Or saw a food commercial on the television of the new product of your favorite fast food chain, and then felt like you want to try it and then actually called their delivery hotline?

Like the poster and the TV commercial, that’s what call-to-action buttons’ purpose are, they attract every visitor that pass by on your site for them to be your prospective customers that will buy the products on your site, sign up as a member, or try your product for free.

To make your call-to-action buttons effective, you need to decide carefully with its color, wordings, language, size, font and where to place it on the website. Here are some tips to help attract your customers to click your button.

1. Use Effective Words and Language

Your choices of words and language you use on the label of your buttons have a huge impact with your visitors. I suggest that you use action words and terms that are already familiar to most such as Download, Buy, and Try it now. It should be attractive to hear that it captivates the attention of the visitors to click it.

Remember, it should be short, direct and simple, so that they already know what they can get when they clicked it. You may have at least one word or four words at most for the label. With the language, since English is the most commonly today, it would be good to use English words but it still depends on what the language is used on the website generally.

Putting urgency also helps visitors to immediately call an action to your button. Try to take a look at this:

PDFTiger

What PDFTiger did is it placed a timer on when the promo will end. Putting time duration of promos is a good way on enticing your visitors to already buy the product. Another way of putting urgency is offering freebies as soon as they purchase the product.

2. Choose the Best Font, Size and Color

With the choice of font size, it would be good if you use Sans Serif typefaces such as Arial, Helvetica or Tahoma. They are easy to read on the screen.

Take a look at this screenshot:

CakePHP

Though the size of the Download button is large, it still looks professional. That’s what a good call-to-action button should be.

Ideally, a call-to-action button should be large in size but if you may want it smaller, you can have it in a contrasting color on the background of your website like this:

Yahoo!

The Download button you see on this screenshot is smaller compared with the Download button of the previous one but it can still be recognized easily by visitors for the color is contrasted with the background. Remember, the color should be prominent enough to attract your visitors that it contrasts the background of the website. I also recommend that you put a hover color change effect on your buttons.

3. Think of the right position

The positioning of buttons is also one thing you need to consider to have an effective call-to-action buttons.

Refer to this screenshot:

Twitter

On the website Twitter, the Sign Up button’s size is not that large but you can notice it as early as the website loads. Not only does the creator use contrasting color but also the button was placed in a good position. Notice that above the button is a text that briefly explains what visitors can get when they sign up.

Another good example is the Mozilla Firefox website:

Many developers have the connotation of just putting call-to-action buttons on the homepage of the website, remember that it should not only be limited on the homepage, rather try putting some call-to-action buttons on every page of the website.

Flickr

Like the website, Flickr, even when you click any links on the left panel side of the page the Create your free account button is always visible. Another thing, find a position on the part of the website where your button should not be overcrowded by other texts, images or buttons.

Inspiration: Great Call-To-Action Button Examples

I want to share with you some websites with good call-to-action buttons to give you more ideas if you will be doing your own. Go and take a look.

You may click on the image to go to the website.

PicsEngine

In the screenshot below, you can see that it has two call-to-action buttons: the Video Tour button and the Sign up button. On the website of picsengine, the Sign up button was more emphasized by making it color green on which it contrasts with the background of the website. In this case, they are giving the visitor either to take a peak of the website or to sign up already.

LifeTreeCreative

In this website, lifetreecreative emphasized the call-to-action button by making it large in size, even larger than the logo. The color and positioning also made it visible than with any other elements of the site.

Xero

Another good example would be the website of Xero. Not only it chose good colors, but they also put the button under a text that lures each visitor and are curious about the product. So the next thing they are going to do is to click that alluring button.

Donor Tools

Same as Xero, Donor Tools used texts that can attract visitors, especially the text, “it takes about 20 seconds”. This gives the visitor a notion that the process won’t take too long. Also, I suggest that you position your button in a place where there are texts that can entice your visitors with its purpose but not that it gets over board.

Medifire

Look at what Mediafire did good strategies with their buttons. When the site loads, the first thing your eyes will see is the Upload to MediaFire button.

And when you scroll down, you will still see buttons with good colors, shapes, position and captivating texts around them.

Google?

Yes. Google always stands out, of course their buttons too. That’s maybe one of the reasons why it’s the most used search engine.

Sprouter

How about this one? Sprouter used light and refreshing colors that may attract visitors and also that big call to action button. Putting the word, “Free” is also a good strategy used here to get visitors’ attention to sign up.

Magento

Magento used drop down on their buttons that gives users other options. In my opinion, if the colors of the buttons are different with the motif of the template, which is orange, I think they will be more noticeable.

Atebits

There are a lot of things that caught my attention with atebits. One is the logo and two is their cute but informative blue call-to-action buttons. Using light colors gives captivating effects to users, and also when you add brief information on what will they get when those buttons are clicked.

VoltRank

If you want to have an easy way to dominate Google rankings, try VoltRank. Though it used dull color for the background, by choosing Red as the color of the button makes you electrified to create an account. If the button is larger than its current size, more visitors can be attracted by it.

ANZ

I think it is better if the call-to-action buttons of ANZ website, an online banking system, have it in different color such as Green or Orange to make them more obvious.

APPTEMPLATES

Have AppTemplates as one good example in putting appealing statements. This can be a great strategy to have effective call-to-action buttons.

Senzoo

Senzo, a fan funding platform has a simple web template that made their buttons and other elements catchy.

1Password

Have you forgotten your password? Try 1Password. Because of the texts above the two buttons, this website makes one of those with good call-to-action buttons. I like the concept of putting blue outline on the Buy it now! button. Exclamation mark (!) also helps in enticing visitors.

Remember the milk

This site highlights the Sign Up Now! button by positioning it in the middle of the page that is surrounded by informative texts to the users.


Transmissions

Transmissions gives two actions to the user: the primary and secondary action. Take a look at this screenshot, the primary action here is for the visitor to buy the product, Logbook. While the secondary action is to download the software for trial purposes.

TasteBook

This is a good site if you are looking for a stunning and unique gift for your love ones. As good as how they make use of big fonts, eye-catching image and large in size on their call-to-actions buttons. It would be better if the button has a hover effect though.

Storenvy

Take a look at what creative Storenvy created their website. In this example, the developer used a round one for the call-to-action button, Join Now. It was emphasized by the white outline surrounding it, the small icons and informative texts.

WUFOO

Wufoo, an online form builder is a good example when it comes to positioning. Buttons are positioned in a good space where there are not much contents cluttered. Good choice of colors make those buttons also very effective.

Rocket Cart

Take a look at this screenshot I got from Rocket Cart’s website. The choice of color is good and how they position their buttons. But the way I look at it, making those buttons larger and also the font size will be better in appearance and attraction.

CodeCanyon

Having contrasting colors for the background and buttons with nice hover effect makes codecanyon a good example.

Coding Robots

What I like about CODING ROBOTS buttons is the Free Download button was given emphasis than with the Buy Now button. It gives the notion to each visitor that you can try it first before purchasing the product. See screenshot below.

Snap

On this website, SNAP may use other colors for their buttons to make them more noticeable as soon the page loads.

BaseCamp

The arrow pointing on the button is very helpful in letting visitors notice the See Plans and Pricing button. Moreover, the time-frame estimated in signing up grants the user a fast-based process. I hope you, too, can manage to create successful call-to-action buttons like what Basecamp have.

BandThemer

This button bandthemer site has is a good example on how can you inform visitors on what information they can expect to see upon clicking the button.

InstantLoop

Aside from the cute logo, I find InstantLoop choice of color and call-to-action button really good. The

LiveResto

This site is a good example on how images are used to draw attention to the button. In this screenshot, the chef image is pointing his finger on the button. What a cool strategy isn’t? To add up on to that, it has also a text that informs the user the product is for free and they can use it for 30 days.

Traffik

Another example here is the website Traffik, a content management system. The use of contrasting colors on your button and label is also a nice strategy. Like in this example, the button is Black, but because of the Yellow font color of the label, it still stands out.

Positive Impressions

In my point of view, Positive Impressions should put some improvements on their buttons to better stress out those and attract visitors’ attention. On the good side, buttons are put in good positions that is below the information of each.

Mobile cubix

Putting a round outline on the read more button then leading it on the application really got my attention. What a cool strategy.

Summary

To sum these things up, just remember:

  • One to four words is enough for the label, make it direct and simple.
  • If possible, make the button large and will still look professional.
  • Use color for the button that is alternative on the website’s background.
  • You can use alluring texts, as long as it does not gets cluttered with the button.
  • Position the button in a space that it will stand out from the rest of the website’s elements.

Call-to-action buttons are not just buttons. Attracting customers and gathering clicks from these means more profits for you. So, you better create those buttons very well.

I hope this article helps you a lot :)

July 21 2010

00:29

15 New And Awesome Developer Icon Sets

The icons you get for your computer’s shortcuts are separate from developer set icons. While creating a program, web application, or website developers have to come up with small images for buttons, shortcuts, etc. The icons used here come in the form of developer icon sets.

You can find many free great developer icon sets online. They often come in ZIP files; the images contained in the archives can be used in private projects by the developer; some of the icon sets allow the developer to use them in commercial projects as well. Below you will find 15 of the best developer icon sets you will come across on the web.

1. Cologne – Download

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2. Boolean Icon Set - Download

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3. Berlin – Download

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4. Macchiato – Download

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5. Vector Pictograms / Icons - Download

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6. Wireframing Developer Icons – Download

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7. Hamburg - Download

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8. Project Icons – Download

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9. Spirit20 - Download

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10. Payment Icon Set for E-Commerce Sites – Download

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11. Social Buzz Icon Pack – Download

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12. Mobile Icon Set – Download

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13. Vector Graph Icons – Download

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14. Gesture Icons – Download

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15. iPhone App Icon Set – Download

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July 19 2010

09:38

10 Best Websites To Generate Buttons Online

Are you a developer looking for a great online tool to create buttons? If yes, then I have got a great list for you. Below you will find my collection of 10 best online button creators. Buttons are an important part of our website’s interface and these tools will help you create brilliant buttons.

Give each entry a read and a thorough try. See which ones can make your job easier. You are welcome to share if you know more useful Button Generators which our readers/viewers may like. Do you want to be the first one to know the latest happenings at SmashingApps.com just subscribe to our rss feed and you can follow us on twitter.

1. Button Maker

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Button Maker is a wonderful free tool to generate the CSS codes for your buttons. You have access to different colors for different parts of the button. Sliders on top of the color choosers let you modify the size and shape of the button which you can see on the left. To obtain the code, you click on the button. Click here to visit Button Maker.

2. Da Button Factory

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Da Button Factory offers great button creation tools to you. You can vary the button’s size, text shadow, style, colors, and output type (PNG / JPEG / GIF / ICO). The changes you make to the button get updated as you work. When done, you can click on the button to download it. Visit Da Button Factory by clicking here.

3. Buttonator

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Another great button creation online tool, Buttonator will satisfy most of your button needs. You can start off with selecting a particular button style from the right pane. You can then proceed to make changes to the button; changes include modifying color and font style / size. Buttons can be downloaded as GIF files. Click here to visit Buttonator.

4. Free Flash Button Generator

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If you are looking for a source to create Flash buttons, then the Free Flash Button Generator will do the job splendidly. You start by selecting a button style. Colors can be changed through the HEX values. The bottom pane lets you add links to the button and the names of the links. Clicking one final button generates your button and its corresponding HTML code. Click here to visit Free Flash Button Generator.

5. Cool RGB

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Cool RGB is a wonderful website for creating numerous webpage parts. You can create logos, banners, panels, and of course buttons. The button creation interface has many customization options that range from font selection and colors to transparency and linear gradient. Click here to visit Cool RGB.

6. As Button Generator

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With As Button Generator, you can create buttons by editing through a tabbed interface. The customization options cover a lot of ground and will satisfy all of your button creation requirements. The result can be downloaded as a PNG image file. Click here to visit As Button Generator.

7. HTML and CSS Rounded Corner Button Generator

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This site is for developers looking for a very simple but 2-in-1 button creation online tool. With HTML and CSS Rounded Corner Button Generator you can create buttons but modifying their colors and obtaining a ZIP archive that contains PNG image file of the button as well the HTML and CSS code. Visit the site here.

8. Feed Icon

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If you are looking for a tool to create a simple feed icon for your site, then Feed Icon does the job splendidly. All you have to do is enter your website’s URL and then pick from 3 of the generated HTML codes. The three codes have the same icon shape but different size. Visit Feed Icon here.

9. Adam Kalsey’s Button Maker

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This button creation tool by Adam Kalsey has a straightforward interface. You can choose to split the icon by a bar and select the pixel distance between the bar and an edge of the button. Visit Adam Kalsey’s Button Maker here.

10. Button Maker

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This tool is quite similar to Adam Kalsey’s with the notable difference that you can choose the separation bar’s placement as “left,” “center,” or “right.” You can also choose a button size from the two sizes available. Visit the Button Maker by clicking here.

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May 24 2010

10:28

Freebie: Massive iPad Vector GUI Elements


The folks at IconShock have a massive vector pack of, quite literally, all the iPad GUI elements. This includes the iPad itself, buttons, alert boxes, tabs, the keyboard, and plenty more.

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April 13 2010

12:00

A call to action

The call to action button is a near cousin of the more basic button.  In this case the call to action not only needs to be clicked, but it offers up a more compelling reason to do so. This collection of samples shows that a number of motivational factors can be leveraged when creating such design elements.

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April 03 2010

00:51

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February 09 2010

18:00

Registration buttons via sixrevisions.com

Buttons are such a basic necessity of web design, its great to see sets like this that show how much room there is to make them beautiful.

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February 02 2010

07:42

85+ Excellent Resources And Tutorials Especially For Designers To Discover The Best Of The Web In January

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55+ Most Wanted WordPress Tips, Tricks, and Hacks

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16 useful Mac cheat Sheets

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20 Must Have WordPress CMS Plugins

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10 Tips for Better Print Style Sheets

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How to Create Creativity

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10 Essential Tips You Should Know

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Getting Inspiration from Admiration

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The Complete Guide to Getting the Most Out of Twitter

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14 Traits of Successful Blogs

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How to Make All Browsers Render HTML5 Mark-up Correctly – Even IE6

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13 Useful WordPress SQL Queries You Wish You Knew Earlier

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Useful Tools for Testing Cross Browser Compatibility

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11 Amazing Free Web Applications To Make Your Lives Easier

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January 25 2010

14:16

Showcase of Buttons in Web Design

Button design is usually a subtle element to a web design, but it can have a significant impact on the overall look and usability of the site. In this post we’ll showcase a variety of types and styles of buttons. Hopefully this showcase can provide you with some inspiration and ideas for your own work.

Epic Event

Epic Event

Elegant Themes

Elegant Themes

Zendesk

Zendesk

HelpSpot

HelpSpot

Converse

Converse

Save the Songs

Save the Songs

Blogs.mu

Blogs.mu

Line Ascensori

Line Ascensori

Storenvy

Storenvy

MailChimp

MailChimp

Colorburned

Colorburned

Onehub

Onehub

Markup4U

Markup4U

Social Jitney

Social Jitney

VideoTeaching

VideoTeaching

Xero

Xero

‘47

'47

Pastebot

Pastebot

Bara’ Mail

Bara' Mail

MediaLoot

MediaLoot

Design Bombs

Design Bombs

SlideDeck

SlideDeck

Benestar

Benestar

GreenTent

GreenTent

XHTML This

XHTML This

Pixel Crayons Small Business

Pixel Crayons Small Business

Dave Myers

Dave Myers

The Sak

The Sak

The Odin

The Odin

Art in My Coffee

Art in My Coffee

Project 365

Project 365

Ronnie San

Ronnie San

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January 05 2010

07:20

70+ Promising Resources and Tutorials Especially For Designers To Discover The Best Of The Web In December

We are always in search of great free resources, tips, tricks, etc. for our readers. Every day we work hard to find new resources and inspiration for designers like you. Today, we have another great post, “Discover the Best of the Web” on SmashingApps. In this, we made a list of 70+ Promising Resources and Tutorials Especially For Designers. We obviously cannot cover all the best from the web, but we have tried to cover as much as possible.

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Design Tips, Tricks and Tutorial

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45+ Truly Stunning Digital Painting Tutorials

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Create a Watercolor-Themed Website Design with Photoshop

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How To Create a Sleek Audio Player Interface in Photoshop

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65 Mold-Breaking 3ds Max Tutorials

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Creating a Modern, Glossy Mouse Icon in Photoshop

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40+ Excellent Adobe Illustrator Cartoon Tutorials

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25 Photoshop Tutorials for Designing Portfolio Sites

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How to Create a Curious Owl in Illustrator CS4

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30+ Useful Logo Design Tutorials for Photoshop and Illustrator

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72 Magnificent Maya Tutorials

72-Magnificent-Maya-Tutorials

22 Tutorials To Create Shiny Effect Using Photoshop

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The 50 Best Photoshop Tutorials of 2009

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Artwork, Digital Photography and Inspiration

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Visa Campaign does Amazing Arts on the Go

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16 Popular Website Redesigns Of 2009

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32 Superb Examples of Photo Manipulation

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Logo Design A to Z

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Stunning Mosaic Illustrations from Charis Tsevis

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Data Tables In Modern Web Design

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50 Beautiful Watercolor Paintings

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25 Ultra-Creative Packaging Designs From DeviantArt

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Changing Design Trends for Site Maps

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Logo Design Inspiration: 70 Creative Fresh Designs

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35 CSS-based Layouts that Look Awesome

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25 Beautiful and Creative Artworks Featuring Year 2010

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The Best of 2009 in Flash Web Design

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Talented Landscapes and Scenery Artist Ksenia

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50 Creative Examples of Illustrations in Web Design

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Business Cards: Collection of Inspirational Designs

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30+ Examples Of Tilt-Shift Photography And How To

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Headers and Footers that Grab You Coming and Going

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Go Bananas with 50+ Vector Illustrations that Monkey Around

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30 Examples of Beautiful Portfolio Designs

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28 Breathtaking Nature and Wildlife Photos

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24 Typographic, Clean and Minimalist Motifs to Inspire

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High Dynamic Range (HDR) Photography: Tutorials, Tips and Stunning Examples

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Javascript and Ajax

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15 Incredible Apple Webdesign Style Coding Tutorials

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Solutions to 5 Common Ajax Problems

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18 Latest jQuery Plugins for Your Next Project

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20 Professional jQuery Image Gallery Plugins

20-Professional-jQuery-Image-Gallery-Plugins

7 jQuery Cheatsheets For Every Designer & Developer to Have

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xHTML and CSS

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33 Must Read CSS3 Tips, Tricks, Tutorial Sites and Articles

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Stronger, Better, Faster Design with CSS3

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Fundamental CSS3 Resources for Designers

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CSS Techniques I Wish I Knew When I Started Designing Websites

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Resources

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40 High Resolution Photoshop Brushes

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25 Beautiful Free PSD Files to Download

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50 Free Resources Of Hand Drawing Style Icons, Brushes, Textures and Fonts

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Beautiful Fresh Free Fonts for Designers

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30+ Free Online Multimedia (Photo, Audio, Video) Editors

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50 Beautiful Free Icon Sets For Your Next Design

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25 High Quality Abstract Photoshop Brush Sets to Touch Up Your Design

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The Top 50 Web Development Icon Sets from 2009

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10 Free Apps for Managing Your Fonts

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Ultimate Resource List for Vector Graphics

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30+ Free Adobe Illustrator Pattern Sets

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Great Free Denim Textures

Great-Free-Denim-Textures

30 Excellent Fresh Free Fonts For Your Designs

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Miscellaneous Articles

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30 Powerhouse and Prospective Design Blogs

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The 6 Most Common Posts on Design Blogs

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7 Tools To Optimize The Speed of Your Website

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69 Coolest Web Apps Of 2009

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30+ Portable Window apps for your USB drive

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35 Adobe AIR Tutorials for Web Developers

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How to Build a Shopping Cart using CodeIgniter and jQuery

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22 Latest Exceptional WordPress Hacks

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How to Find Anything Online: Become an Internet Research Expert

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20 Excellent Facebook Scripts and Resources

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The Role of College for Web Designers Comments Feed

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Useful Suggestions To Secure And Speed Up Your WordPress Blog

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25 Graph and Chart Solutions for Web Developers

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How Many Ideas Do You Show Your Clients?

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60+ Ultimate Resources Especially For Designers

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